James Matthews is a qualified trader on Eurex, OMLX and the International Securities Exchange (ISE) of New York. He joined Spear, Leeds & Kellogg in September 1995 and worked on the London International Financial Futures Exchange. In 1997 he went with Nordic Options Ltd which demerged from Spear, Leeds & Kellogg where he became the senior equity options trader.In June 2000 James Matthews left Nordic and founded 2K Trading Ltd where he has been the Managing Director of the firm and actively participated in and managed the trading activities
Erik Esselink is a Portfolio Manager for Invesco global core equity strategies. Mr. Esselink joined Invesco in 2007 and specializes in the research and management of European equities.Prior to joining Invesco, Mr. Esselink was an institutional equities pan-European specialist with Morgan Stanley. His career started in 1997 with ING Barings in Amsterdam as a member of the institutional equity team for three years, specializing in Dutch equities.Mr. Esselink graduated from the Rotterdam School of Economics (HES) where he studied commercial economics.